Distribution of class I and II human leukocyte antigens in the larynx.

  title={Distribution of class I and II human leukocyte antigens in the larynx.},
  author={Edward C. Y. Wang and Edward J. Damrose and Abie H Mendelsohn and Scott D. Nelson and Itsushi Peter Shintaku and Ming Ye and Gerald S. Berke and Keith E. Blackwell},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={134 2},
OBJECTIVE To examine the antigenic distribution of human leukocyte antigens (HLA) of the human larynx. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Twelve human larynges were examined for Class I (HLA-A, -B, -C) and Class II (HLA-DR) histocompatibility antigens using mouse monoclonal antibodies in an indirect immunoperoxidase assay. Structures of the larynx and surrounding tissues were examined and given a semiquantitative score based on HLA Class I and II expression. RESULTS The mucosal surface epithelium of… CONTINUE READING

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